Engineering A Fire Safe World

Ontario Fire Code Updates

  • Tuesday, January 08, 2019
  • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Toronto Board of Trade, First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, Toronto, Ontario
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  • For all guests.
  • For Junior and Senior Members and Colleagues, and Past Presidents of our Chapter.
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Registration opens to the public on December 20th. Advanced registration for all Chapter Members and Colleagues begins on December 13th.
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Gord Yoshida, P.Eng.
Fire Protection Engineer
Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management

Gord is a Fire Protection Engineer with the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management. He: 1) Provides opinion on Fire Code requirements and general fire safety matters to the fire service and general public; 2) Is responsible for development and implementation of amendments to the Ontario Fire Code; and 3) Conducts seminars/lectures on application of Fire Code requirements for municipal fire service personnel and other associations.

He’s on several committees with CSA, ULC and is a member of the Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes, in preparation of the 2020 National Codes.


This presentation will provide a brief history of the Fire Code, including recent amendments, discuss the responsibility on building owners and management companies, review municipal enforcement options for compliance, provide an update on future changes and initiatives that may impact fire safety and fire protection in buildings.


12:00 AM to 12:15 PM Registration & Reception
12:15 PM to 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Presentation & Questions


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